The Art of Strengths Coaching

S is for Martin Seligman: His Work On Positive Psychology

Martin Seligman is recognised as one of the key figures in the growth of positive psychology. In the video above he gives an introduction to the approach.

His work led to creating the Positive Read more

K is for Kindness

Where did you learn about kindness? Who have been the people who showed you kindness? How did they show kindness?

People sometimes go through the following phases in life. They aim to be smart, Read more

R is for Tom Rath: His Work On Strengths And Health

Tom has made an enormous contribution to helping people to build on their strengths and also take care of their health.

His books include StrengthsFinder 2.0, Strengths Based Leadership, Wellbeing and Eat Move Sleep: Read more

A is for Thomas Armstrong: His Pioneering Work In Education

Thomas Armstrong has helped thousands of people to find their natural talents. His books are inspiring and also extremely practical. They enable readers to find and develop their intelligences.

Whilst his books often focus Read more

S is for E.F. Schumacher And Small Is Beautiful

Wisdom demands a new orientation of science and technology towards the organic, the gentle, the non-violent, the elegant and beautiful. E.F. Schumacher.

E.F. Schumacher produced inspiring models and practical tools that empowered people to Read more

P is for Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi: Helping People Fulfil Their Potential

Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi was a Swiss educator and social reformer who had a profound influence on education.

Living between 1746 and 1827, he created several educational communities and also wrote popular books, such as Read more

P is for Christopher Peterson: His Work On Positive Psychology

Christopher was one of the giants of positive psychology and did pioneering work in the field.

He produced two prodigious books that helped to establish the approach. These are A Primer In Positive Psychology Read more

P is for Henry Pluckrose: His Pioneering Approach To Education

Henry was a remarkable man and a great educator. He passed away on April 6, 2011, but his legacy continues to live on. Here is his obituary in the Guardian.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2011/may/03/henry-pluckrose-obituary

Try typing the Read more

C is for Courage

There are many different views of courage. One approach is to focus on when people demonstrate calmness, clarity and the courage to follow their convictions. They translate their beliefs into action, especially in challenging Read more

C is for Norman Cousins: Using Positive Emotions To Tackle Illnesses

Norman Cousins was born in 1915 and lived till 1990. In this video he explains how he learned a lot from the illnesses he experienced in life.

He was a political journalist, well known Read more